Fine Arts Travel & Cultural Tours – ADFAS Travel

  • ADFAS Travel is the official travel program of the Association of Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Socieities.

    Your 2019 tour program offers a diverse and stimulating range of 17 tours to destinations both within Australia and abroad.

    Enjoy the company of like-minded travellers, small groups, excellent tour leaders and carefully-crafted itineraries.


Great Gardens of Cornwall & Devon

Jun 1 - 10, 2020. Tour Leader: Michael Turner

This ten-day tour travels to the counties of Cornwall and Devon to visit the gardens of some of the most famous names in modern garden and landscape design.

Scotland’s Gardens & Castles: From Edinburgh to the Highlands

Jul 1 - 15, 2020. Tour Leader: Michael Turner

Explore the gardens and castles of Scotland with their dramatic landscapes, rich heritage and culture, from Edinburgh to the Highlands, the Great Lochs and the West Coast.


Aug 30 - Sep 10, 2020. Tour Leader: Rita Lazauskas

Travel Lithuania at a leisurely pace with time to absorb it’s unique culture and explore the remarkable landscape and architecture, sculpture parks and ethnographic highlights, traditional arts and the history of this place.


Sep 16 - 30, 2020. Tour Leader: Merran Esson

This 14-day tour traverses Morocco from the capital city of Rabat, to the ancient imperial city of Fes and the Rif region, Marrakech, the High Atlas Mountains to the Sahara in the South.

Moscow & St Petersburg

Sep 25 - Oct 11, 2020. Tour Leader: Geoff Winestock

Discover Russia’s culture and art through its rich and tumultuous history, from the medieval Kievan Rus to the tsars and Perestroika.

Naples to Barcelona: Aboard the Sea Cloud II

Oct 16 - 31, 2020. Tour Leader: Dr Kathleen Olive

A luxurious way to sample the millennia of art, architecture and culture at the historical crossroads of the Western Mediterranean.

Thanksgiving in New York: music, theatre, art & food

Nov 22 - Dec 3, 2020. Tour Leader: Dr Anna Lebovic

Celebrate Thanksgiving in New York – a time for food, reflection and good company – while experiencing the very best this iconic city has to offer.

Christmas in New York: music, theatre, art & food

Dec 21, 2020 - Jan 2, 2021. Tour Leader: Dr Matthew Laing

Experience New York in its festive brilliance, seeing the best shows of the season, visiting great small galleries and capping it all off with New Year’s Eve in the city that never sleeps.